Blockchain in healthcare

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Mertz, L. (2018). (Block) Chain Reaction: A Blockchain Revolution Sweeps into Health Care, Offering the Possibility for a Much-Needed Data Solution. IEEE Pulse, 9(3), 4–7. https://doi.org/10.1109/MPUL.2018.2814879
Mertz, L. (2018). Hospital CIO Explains Blockchain Potential: An Interview with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s John Halamka. IEEE Pulse, 9(3), 8–9. https://doi.org/10/ggc2bm
Armstrong, S. (2018). Bitcoin technology could take a bite out of NHS data problem. BMJ, 361. https://doi.org/10/ggc2bf
Passerat-Palmbach, J., Farnan, T., Miller, R., Gross, M. S., Flannery, H. L., & Gleim, B. (2019). A blockchain-orchestrated Federated Learning architecture for healthcare consortia. Retrieved from http://arxiv.org/abs/1910.12603
Gupta, R., Tanwar, S., Tyagi, S., Kumar, N., Obaidat, M. S., & Sadoun, B. (2019). HaBiTs: Blockchain-based Telesurgery Framework for Healthcare 4.0. In 2019 International Conference on Computer, Information and Telecommunication Systems (CITS) (pp. 1–5). https://doi.org/10/ggcz9w
Xia, X., Lin, X., Dong, W., & He, Z. (2019). Design of traceability system for medical devices based on blockchain. In Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Vol. 1314, p. 012067). https://doi.org/10/ggcz9m
Mirdah, E. A. A., Ng, S., & Chih, K. P. (2019). Review on Blockchain Technology for Healthcare Records.
Murugan, A., Chechare, T., Muriganantham, B., & Kumar, S. G. (2019). Healthcare Information Exchange (HIE) Using Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain. Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamic and Control Systems, Volume 11(05-Special Issue), 1420–1424. Retrieved from http://www.jardcs.org/abstract.php?id=1531
Wang, J., Han, K., Alexandridis, A., Chen, Z., Zilic, Z., Pang, Y., … Piccialli, F. (2019). A blockchain-based eHealthcare system interoperating with WBANs. Future Generation Computer Systems. https://doi.org/10/gf9td2
Wright, S. A. (2019). Tech. & Legal Challenges for Healthcare Blockchains & Smart Contracts (p. 8). Presented at the ICT for Health: Networks, standards and innovation" ITU Kaleidoscope.
Santos, J. A., Inácio, P. R. M., & Silva, B. M. (2019). Towards the Uses of Blockchain in Mobile Health Services and Applications: A Survey. Retrieved from http://arxiv.org/abs/1909.11013
Demarinis, S. (2018). US Health Care Companies Exploring Blockchain Technologies. EXPLORE, 14(6), 400–401. https://doi.org/10/gf5k8w
Al-Karaki, J. N., Gawanmeh, A., Ayache, M., & Mashaleh, A. (2019). DASS-CARE: A Decentralized, Accessible, Scalable, and Secure Healthcare Framework using Blockchain. In 2019 15th International Wireless Communications Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC) (pp. 330–335). https://doi.org/10/gf5jgm
Chanchaichujit, J., Tan, A., Meng, F., & Eaimkhong, S. (2019). Blockchain Technology in Healthcare. In J. Chanchaichujit, A. Tan, F. Meng, & S. Eaimkhong (Eds.), Healthcare 4.0: Next Generation Processes with the Latest Technologies (pp. 37–62). Singapore: Springer Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-8114-0_3
Kuo, T.-T., Zavaleta Rojas, H., & Ohno-Machado, L. (2019). Comparison of Blockchain Platforms: A Systematic Review and Healthcare Examples. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 26(5), 462–478. https://doi.org/10/gfxvzh
Mackey, T. K., Kuo, T.-T., Gummadi, B., Clauson, K. A., Church, G., Grishin, D., … Palombini, M. (2019). ‘fit-for-Purpose?’ – Challenges and Opportunities for Applications of Blockchain Technology in the Future of Healthcare. BMC Medicine, 17(1), 68. https://doi.org/10/gfxvzg
Dhagarra, D., Goswami, M., Sarma, P. r. s., & Choudhury, A. (2019). Big Data and blockchain supported conceptual model for enhanced healthcare coverage: The Indian context. Business Process Management Journal. https://doi.org/10/gfxvxg
Fan, K., Wang, S., Ren, Y., Li, H., & Yang, Y. (2018). MedBlock: Efficient and Secure Medical Data Sharing Via Blockchain. Journal of Medical Systems, 42(8), 136. https://doi.org/10/gds7m8
Li, H., Zhu, L., Shen, M., Gao, F., Tao, X., & Liu, S. (2018). Blockchain-Based Data Preservation System for Medical Data. Journal of Medical Systems, 42(8), 141. https://doi.org/10/gdvgg8
Zhang, A., & Lin, X. (2018). Towards Secure and Privacy-Preserving Data Sharing in e-Health Systems via Consortium Blockchain. Journal of Medical Systems, 42(8), 140. https://doi.org/10/gdt45g
Ji, Y., Zhang, J., Ma, J., Yang, C., & Yao, X. (2018). BMPLS: Blockchain-Based Multi-level Privacy-Preserving Location Sharing Scheme for Telecare Medical Information Systems. Journal of Medical Systems, 42(8), 147. https://doi.org/10/gdtqrx
Kuo, T.-T., Gabriel, R. A., & Ohno-Machado, L. (2019). Fair Compute Loads Enabled by Blockchain: Sharing Models by Alternating Client and Server Roles. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 26(5), 392–403. https://doi.org/10/gfxmbk
Tang, F., Ma, S., Xiang, Y., & Lin, C. (2019). An Efficient Authentication Scheme for Blockchain-Based Electronic Health Records. IEEE Access, 1–1. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2904300
Shen, B., Guo, J., & Yang, Y. (2019). MedChain: Efficient Healthcare Data Sharing via Blockchain. Applied Sciences, 9(6), 1207. https://doi.org/10/gfxmbq
Bell, L., Buchanan, W. J., Cameron, J., & Lo, O. (2018). Applications of Blockchain Within Healthcare. Blockchain in Healthcare Today, 1. https://doi.org/10.30953/bhty.v1.8
Hussein, A. F., ArunKumar, N., Ramirez-Gonzalez, G., Abdulhay, E., Tavares, J. M. R. S., & de Albuquerque, V. H. C. (2018). A medical records managing and securing blockchain based system supported by a Genetic Algorithm and Discrete Wavelet Transform. Cognitive Systems Research, 52, 1–11. https://doi.org/10/gfqq8x
Griggs, K. N., Ossipova, O., Kohlios, C. P., Baccarini, A. N., Howson, E. A., & Hayajneh, T. (2018). Healthcare Blockchain System Using Smart Contracts for Secure Automated Remote Patient Monitoring. Journal of Medical Systems, 42(7), 130. https://doi.org/10/gdqh4f
Lee, J. M., Hau, Y. S., Park, J. C., & Chang, M. C. (2018). The Application of Blockchain Technology in Stroke Rehabilitation. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. https://doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000001083
Wong, M. C., Yee, K. C., & Nøhr, C. (2018). Socio-Technical Considerations for the Use of Blockchain Technology in Healthcare. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 247, 636–640. Retrieved from http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/29678038
Patel, V. (2018). A framework for secure and decentralized sharing of medical imaging data via blockchain consensus. Health Informatics Journal. https://doi.org/10.1177/1460458218769699
Kuo, T.-T., Kim, H.-E., & Ohno-Machado, L. (2017). Blockchain Distributed Ledger Technologies For Biomedical And Health Care Applications. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 24(6), 1211–1220. https://doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocx068